I read from
a book of how people should be,
And then saw the way that they are,
Yet showing forgiveness is what we should do,
But often we're left with a scar.
treat us badly, and show no respect,
For things held in highest regard,
They leave us confounded and worst of it all,
Our hearts will be ever on guard.
must forgive them for things which they do,
Forgiveness will help us break free,
Though turning the cheek is the thing we should
It scars us in some small degree.
as the Saviour, who came for the lost,
Was beaten and left with a scar,
He asked of His Father, "Forgivest thou them,"
And God sent His love from afar.
should forgive those who treat us with scorn,
And show them the love of our Lord,
Remember, forgiveness was given to us,
And freedom will be our reward.
by David Ronald Bruce Pekrul